Our History

Leytonstone Masjid has been serving the Muslim Community for over 45 years

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A Brief timeline


Leytonstone Islamic Association Formed

The Leytonstone Islamic Association was formed and from here the story began.


Purchase of the Elliott Rooms

Donations were entirely provided by the local Muslim Community and the Elliot Rooms Property was purchased and work began on the redevelopment of the site to cater for worshippers.


Leytonstone Masjid Opens

Leytonstone Masjid Opened its doors to cater for the growing local Muslim Community.


Registered For Solemnising Marriages

Leytonstone Masjid was registered for solemnising marriages on 13th February 1978.


2nd Floor Expansion

Leytonstone Masjid underwent a major refurbishment which saw the creation of a second floor in the mosque to cater for increasing number of worshippers.

3rd October 2017

Leytonstone Masjid Launches Live Stream

Leytonstone Masjid launched its online live streaming service. Listeners across the world can tune in live to our programmes and sermons from their mobile and internet connected devices, via the Masjid website.

8th May 2020

Call to Prayer (Adhan) broadcasted publicly over loudspeaker

Leytonstone Masjid was given special permission to broadcast the Call to Prayer (Adhan) for Friday Prayers (Jummah Salah) publicly over loudspeakers, during the Coronavirus lock-down of 2020. The lock-down saw the Masjid close it’s doors to the public for the first time in it’s 44 year history since 1976.